Jan 7, 2014 - 09:34 am

Better late than never.

The newly elected mayor of New York, Bill de Blasio, wants to outlaw the horse-drawn carriages around Central Park. Because they are “not human and not appropriate for the year 2014”, he wants to replace them with electric cars in the design of 1910s’ touring cars.
nydailynews.com, greencarreports.com

Jan 6, 2014 - 09:21 am

Extra topping for roads.

The state of Wisconsin, also known as America‘s Dairyland, has yet found another use for its cheese. Left-over brine is now utilised to de-ice the streets in winter. Apparently, the salty brine of Mozzarella spiced with a bit of traditional rock salt has proven most efficient so far. Based on the motto: One for your pizza and one for the road.
nytimes.com, bcove.me (Video)

Dec 18, 2013 - 04:16 pm

Serving it piping-hot.

Some things defy an explanation and many of those can be found on YouTube. We might never learn why this guy decided to burnout his bike in (hopefully) his own kitchen, but one thing is certain: this would have never happened with an electric motorbike.
youtube.com

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2014/01/07/better-late-than-never/
07.01.2014 09:00